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Metals in food

[โลหะในอาหาร (สำนักคุณภาพและความปลอดภัยอาหาร)]

EPTIS factsheet 816923 | Last revision 2021-07-29 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts816923 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts816923

PT provider
PT provider Department of Medical Sciences PT provider (DMSc PT provider) Department of Medical Sciences PT provider (DMSc PT provider)
Based in Thailand
Language(s) English
Remarks The current PT scheme of metals in fish is organised by ASEAN Food Reference Laboratory (AFRL) for Heavy Metals and Trace Elements, Bureau of Quality and Safety of Food, Department of Medical Sciences, Thailand, financed by Thai Government budget.
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Fish total Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, total Mercury, Nickel, and Zinc Routine testing methods (recommended)
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Food testing laboratories in ASEAN
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims The aim of the PT scheme is to provide support to strengthen competency of national food testing laboratories of ASEAN Member States within the scope of heavy metals and trace elements in food.
Number of participants 60
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Free of charge for National Food Testing Laboratories in ASEAN Member States (AMSs)
Regularly operated Yes (1 round/year)
Year of first operation 2005
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Department of Medical Sciences PT provider (DMSc PT provider)
88/7 Tiwanond road, Talad Kuan Sub-Districr, Muang District
Nonthaburi, 11000

Phone: +66 (2) 9510000 ext 94949
Web: http://pt.dmsc.moph.go.th/home http://pt.dmsc.moph.go.th/home
Ms. Jitpaka Suntudrob
Email: jitpaka.s@dmsc.mail.go.th jitpaka.s@dmsc.mail.go.th
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Thailand, Ms Patravee Soisangwan. Ms Patravee Soisangwan.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21